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[News] Doctor's Office Moves to Linux, Users Don't Want to "Go Back"

LTSP saves old hardware in Brazilian doctor's office

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| Thank to the Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP), hardware that's too old 
| for new versions of Windows runs Linux applications just fine over a network 
| from a server.  
| 
| [...]
| 
| I didn't even have to do any training. The users like Linux and don't want to 
| go back. 
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http://www.linux.com/feature/120292


Related:

GPs threaten to snub NHS database

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| The electronic warehouse, dubbed Spine, is part of the NHS's £12bn
| IT upgrade, which aims to link up 30,000 GPs to nearly 300 hospitals
| and give patients access to their personal health and care information.
| 
| [...]
| 
| More than 60% said they feared the system would be vulnerable to
| hackers and unauthorised access by public officials from outside the
| NHS and social care.
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6167924.stm

Failed NHS project cost $12 billion 

http://www.e-health-insider.com/news/item.cfm?ID=700


Microsoft in the NHS

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| Microsoft is one of the key technology firms in the £6.2 billion NHS
| IT programme. It is working particularly closely with iSOFT ...
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http://www.e-health-insider.com/comment_and_analysis/index.cfm?ID=69
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